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internal located on the inside; inner. [4 definitions]
internal bleeding bleeding on the inside of the body, often caused by injuries.
internal-combustion engine an engine, esp. an automobile engine, that is powered by the heat and pressure produced by the burning of a mixture of fuel and air in a cylinder or cylinders.
internalize to make internal, esp. to hold in or to incorporate into one's personality, attitude, or system of beliefs.
internal medicine a specialized medical practice that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disease, esp. of internal organs and tissues.
internal revenue government revenue that is derived from domestic sources, such as taxes on income, profits, luxuries, and amusements.
Internal Revenue Service the U.S. government agency responsible for administering and enforcing federal tax laws and collecting federal taxes. (abbr.: IRS)
international of or having to do with two or more nations, or to the affairs of or relations between two or more nations. [2 definitions]
International Date Line (sometimes l.c.) an imaginary north-south line drawn in the Pacific Ocean, roughly at the 18th meridian, on the east side of which, by international agreement, the calendar date is one day earlier than it is on the west side; date line.
internationalism the principle or policy of international cooperation, esp. economic and governmental.
internationalist one who advocates internationalism. [2 definitions]
internationalize to make international. [2 definitions]
International Monetary Fund an agency of the United Nations that promotes the stabilization of the world's currencies and maintains a monetary pool from which member nations can draw.
International Phonetic Alphabet a standardized set of phonetic symbols, originated by the International Phonetic Association, that is used to transcribe the speech sounds of all languages.
interne variant of intern2.
internecine destructive to all involved; mutually fatal or ruinous. [2 definitions]
internee one who is or has been interned.
internet a global network of millions of computers that provides rapid access to and exchange of data. [2 definitions]
Internet protocol address a unique numeric address assigned to an individual computer or other device in a network, used to route data to a destination; IP address.
internet service provider an organization that provides internet access and related services such as email accounts (often abbreviated as "ISP").
internist a doctor whose specialty is internal medicine.